Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Genus:
Carpostalagma Karsch, 1894 . Ent. Nachr. Berlin 20 : 379.    [BHLBHL]

Status:
Available Name

Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:
NOCTUOIDEA : ARCTIIDAE : ARCTIINAE

Type-species:
Caryatis viridis Plötz, 1880. Stett. ent. Ztg 41: 80.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by monotypy .

Type specimens:
Type(s) [NIGERIA]: WEST AFRICA, Victoria, (? Depository)..

Notes:
Carpostalagma Karsch 1894 was treated in the Arctiidae, Arctiinae by Watson, Fletcher and Nye, 1979 Generic Names Moths World, 2 : 32. Carpostalagma was referred to the Noctuidae from the Arctiidae by Goodger & Watson, 1995, The Afrotropical tiger-moths : an illustrated catalogue with generic diagnoses and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera : Arctiidae), p. 22.

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